Merivale boss Justin Hemmes bought The Whale Inn in Narooma on the New South Wales south coast

Justin Hemmes expands his $1.6billion empire as he snaps up a new boutique hotel and restaurant on the New South Wales south coast in a secret deal Justin Hemmes, 48, has bought a family-run hotel and restaurant in NaroomaThe Whale Inn marks Merivale’s second property purchase in the coastal town The billionaire has spent about $200million … Read more

Roo want a piece of me? Astonishing moment two South Australian kangaroos go head-to-head in a fight

Roo want a piece of me? Astonishing moment two hulking kangaroos go head-to-head in a boxing match in front of a terrified family Family on holiday in South Australia watched on as the kangaroos foughtKangaroos went head-to-head for 30 minutes while the family ate breakfastThe pair finished their fight and hopped away into nearby bushland  … Read more

High school dropout, 31, turns real estate agent and now owns 26 properties – here’s how he did it 

High school dropout, 31, turned real estate agent owns 26 properties worth $9.5million – here’s how he did it Sam Gordon dropped out of school at 16 to start working for $30,000 a yearHe bought his first flat at 19 and used the equity to fund further purchasesMr Gordon now owns properties across Australia with … Read more

75-pound black bear climbs five-storey tree

A cheeky black bear was caught perched precariously atop a 75-foot tree – using a bird’s nest as its ‘personal supermarket’ five stories above the ground. Ken MacDonald and his wife Susan were visiting a heronry in Severn Township, Canada, on June 8 when they spotted a ‘big, black thing’ sitting in one of the … Read more

More than 1,000 fortune-seekers flock to South African village after shepherd finds unidentified gem

More than 1,000 fortune seekers have flocked to a South African village in search of what they believed to be diamonds after a shepherd discovered unidentified stones in the area.  People travelled from across the country on Monday to join villagers in KwaHlathi in South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province.  Locals have been digging since Saturday after a … Read more

Motorway drivers in Kent forced to slam brakes as woman takes stroll towards oncoming M20 traffic

Motorway drivers are forced to slam on their brakes as woman takes casual stroll towards oncoming traffic and refuses to move aside Shocking footage shows woman walk in front of moving cars on M20 motorway Drivers blast their horns as the woman stands in front and refuses to move asideBizarre incident was caught on driver’s dash … Read more